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Carly Fiorina Thinks English Is The Official Language. It's Not.

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics

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Joe Biden Jokes About 2016 Speculation

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Joe Biden flew to Miami on Wednesday to deliver a speech on higher education and income inequality. But as he began his prepared remark...

Women and Social Security

Bobbie Brinegar | Posted 09.02.2015 | Politics
Bobbie Brinegar

Today -- 80 years after FDR signed the Social Security Act -- Social Security continues to be one of the nation's most successful, effective, and popular programs. It's by far the most effective anti-poverty program in the United States.

Calling Out Corruption

Judy Frankel | Posted 09.01.2015 | Politics
Judy Frankel

Only three candidates are willing to say that the system is corrupt: Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, and Lawrence Lessig. But Trump has no solution to the problem, while the other two do.

'Disruption' Comes to U.S. Politics

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Of course Kanye West declared that he is running for president. And of course he did it in an unconventional way: during MTV's Vid...

Radio Host Larry Kudlow Threatens Challenge To Richard Blumenthal

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics

Conservative economist and radio host Larry Kudlow warned Sunday that if Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) comes out in support of the Iran deal, he'...

Millennials Look for Substance in 2016 Primary Debates

GVH Live | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics
GVH Live

What issues are most important to millennials? Which Republican candidates really resonated with them? Did they touch on millennial issues? If not, what will it take for them to speak on millennial issues going forward?

Trump's Tropes

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 08.27.2015 | Entertainment
Robert L. Borosage

For years, Republicans have used race bait politics to consolidate their support among white, working class voters. For years, they postured about military action for partisan advantage. For years, they have worshipped Reagan as a man on a horse who rode in to save the country. Now Trump's tropes recycle these themes, in more nationalist, bawdy and bigoted rants. And in indicting our failed trade policies, defending Social Security and Medicare, questioning mindless interventions, he strays from the Republican gospel to appeal to the concerns of working Americans. He's calling out the phonies and offering himself as a true man on the horse to make America great again. The Republican establishment may just find themselves reaping what they have sown.

Trump Preaching To Shrinking White Electorate Creates Problems For GOP

National Journal | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.27.2015 | Entertainment

His anti-immigrant rhetoric and visceral stance on citizenship rights are forcing Republicans into opposing corners.  ...

Hillary Clinton: Private Email Server 'Clearly Wasn't The Best Choice'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics

Hillary Clinton said Wednesday her decision to use a private email server while serving as secretary of state was not "the best choice."  T...

Carly Fiorina Is Hopping Mad At CNN Over Looming Debate Snub

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics

Is CNN about to screw up its upcoming GOP primary debate by screwing over one of the candidates? At least one aggrieved Republican contender, Carly F...

The Black Box: Voting in America

Judy Frankel | Posted 08.26.2015 | Politics
Judy Frankel

The cost of voter restriction laws to our democracy is great. Voter ID laws disproportionately disenfranchise the elderly, the poor, non-drivers, and students -- those who typically don't vote Republican.

Millennials Want 2016 Candidates to Address Student Debt Crisis

GVH Live | Posted 08.25.2015 | Politics
GVH Live

With rising tuition costs and a growing reliance for college students to take out loans to pay for tuition, many millennials are looking to the field of candidates who are running for President of the United States in 2016 to address the student debt crisis.

Joe Biden Is Leaning Toward A 2016 Run

Wall Street Journal | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.23.2015 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden, who has long been considering a presidential bid, is increasingly leaning toward entering the race if it is still possible h...

Out-Trumping Trump? Good Luck with That!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.22.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Scott Walker tells voters, "I'm a tough guy, too!" (Right...)

Inexperienced Republicans Are Leading Experienced Republicans

John A. Tures | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Perhaps the failure of the experience argument over the last two elections is why Republicans seem so eager to pick a candidate who has never held a political job for even a day.

Donald Trump And Jeb Bush Face Off In New Hampshire

AP | Kelly Chen | Posted 08.20.2015 | Entertainment

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The Real Donald: Excerpts From Trump's Books On Women, Marriage, Sex And More

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.19.2015 | Entertainment

Before he jumped into the presidential race and the media frenzy that comes with it, real estate mogul Donald Trump preferred to communicate with the...

Why Lessig Should Run For President As A Republican

Derek Cressman | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics
Derek Cressman

Lessig has said he would run as a Democrat and would choose someone like Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders as his vice president. That person would take over and run the country once the reform agenda had passed. And that is precisely why his plan won't work, even if he miraculously was elected.

Bobby Jindal Blasts Scott Walker's Health Plan As Too Liberal

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) unveiled his health care plan on Tuesday, promising to do on day one of his presidency what m...

Scott Walker Wants To Build A Wall On The U.S.-Mexico Border

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It didn't take long for Donald Trump's surging presidential campaign to drag his fellow Republican rivals further to the right. Wiscons...

Here's The Funniest Thing Donald Trump Has Said Yet

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.17.2015 | Entertainment

Real estate mogul Donald Trump is dominating GOP polls in the race for the White House. He is the new darling of the conservative faithful. A tough-t...

Have the Times Finally Caught Up With Bernie Sanders?

Philip David Morton | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics
Philip David Morton

Sanders continual message is one of inclusion, a platform that doesn't preach hate. He talks of strengthening and not rolling back existing abortion laws, voting laws, and financial laws. He demands all those listening to become part of the process or there can be no real change.

Jeb and Hillary: Prisoners of History?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 08.19.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Think it's easy to escape the past? ...

Joe Scarborough: Democrats Are 'Exhausted' By Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 08.14.2015 | Media

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